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22nd Season!
July–August 2023

Measure for Measure
by William Shakespeare
directed by Alex Monti Fox

When Isabella begs Angelo (enforcer of the new theocratic regime) to pardon her brother, Angelo demands her virginity in exchange.
One Uddah Mid’summah
by Jackie Pualani Johnson
directed by Sean-Joseph Takeo Kahāokalani Choo

Mischief and magic mix wit pidgin in dis Moku o Keawe kine adaptation of Da Bard’s classic kapakahi comedy.

Dame Judi Dench, C. H.
Dame Judi Dench, one of the world’s leading Shakespearean actors, is the patron of the Hawaii Shakespeare Festival. Shown here with Terence Knapp, who secured her patronage, and to whom the Festival is dedicated.